Entries by Brian McGuire

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Renfrewshire Provost Presents £22,000 Cheque For MS Sufferers

Multiple Sclerosis sufferers in Renfrewshire are to benefit from more than £22,000 which was raised by this year’s Provost’s Charity Ball. Renfrewshire’s Provost Celia Lawson presented a cheque for £22,722.04 to Glenda McKenzie of MS Society Scotland. The massive total was raised at the ball which was held at Mar Hall Hotel, Bishopton, in November. […]



Death of Jim Neil Announced

Really very sad to hear this. The death of a former managing director of News International Scotland – and brother of broadcaster, Andrew Neil – has been announced. Jim Neil died last week, after a short illness, aged 70. He was also a former news editor at the Sunday Times Scotland. Before, he was editor […]

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Merry Christmas from Paisley.org.uk

There seems to be someone missing from this bunch of Elf’s “maybe hes on the run from the rest of us lol” anyways it made me laugh pretty hard so please enjoy.. Despite the recession hitting paisley bad this year members of www.paisley.org.uk have pulled out all the stops to entertain the people of paisley this […]

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Flyglobespan and Glasgow Airports future

Read today on The Sun website that Jim Sheridan has some doubts about the future of Glasgow Airport, read the following post from the Sun newspaper and see what you think, its especially worrying as the Airport is a huge employer for the area and is an economic giant in the area. THE collapse of […]

Glen Cinema Disaster

Due to donations from some of our volunteers and with much kindness we thought we would help out an other organisation and setup hosting and purchase a domain name for them and build it into a website. In its heyday Paisley was full of cinemas and entertainment venues. People look back with fond memories at […]

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Donald Malcolm Heritage Centre

Brand New Donald Malcolm Heritage Centre open at the Linwood HQ of Malcolm, I noticed this in a blog which features some pictures from the opening ceremony itself. The display isnt open to the public as yet but is available on request. (check the bottom of the page for links ) The prestigious new Heritage […]

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Paisley Philharmonic Choir Carol Concert

Date: Sunday 13 December 2009 Time: 7pm Venue: Paisley Town Hall Cost: £9.50 (£8 concessions) Tickets available from November onwards from Aileen McMillan on 0141 884 6267. Following on from their highly-successful 20th anniversary season, Paisley Philharmonic Choir will hold their ever-popular carol concert in Paisley Town Hall. Their guests will be the acclaimed Scottish […]

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Paisley Lollipop man is best in the world

A former firefighter from Renfrewshire has seen off competition from 19,000 rivals to be crowned the UK’s favourite lollipop man. John Foley, 56, from Paisley, was recognised for his work at the town’s Bushes Primary School. He won a £1,500 holiday voucher and £3,000 for the school to build a community garden. Staff and pupils […]